Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Our exciting new NZTBA website is due to be launched in April 2016.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Contact us:

PO Box 1058, Cambridge 3450, NZ

47 Alpha Street, Cambridge, 3450, NZ

Ph: (64 7) 827 7727 | Tollfree: 0508 222 202

Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz

A message from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) regarding animal welfare ››
29 Apr 2016 | By M Martin/MPI Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on proposed regulations designed to take the next step in improving our already strong animal welfare system. 
Vale Rex Fell of Fairdale and Goodwood Studs  ››
26 Apr 2016 | By Michelle Saba A genuinely good all round bloke was lost to the New Zealand thoroughbred industry recently with the death of Rex Selwyn Fell. Rex passed away peacefully in Palmerston North, after a long battle with illness.
Influential Manawatu breeder dies ››
22 Apr 2016 | By NZ Racing Desk    Popular Manawatu thoroughbred breeder and administrator Rex Fell died on Friday after a prolonged battle with illness. He was 71.
He's Our Rokkii gives John Collinson and his partners Group success in Sydney ››
21 Apr 2016 | By Michelle Saba In the mid 90’s John Collinson set up a foreign exchange business in Auckland and brought in a couple of mates, Costa Feneridis and Paul Bettany, as business partners. As it turned out they also shared an interest in horse racing......
New stallion ticks all stud’s boxes ››
15 Apr 2016 | By NZ Racing Desk A Cambridge farm’s search for a stallion to meet their strict criteria has come to a successful conclusion with the signing of a son of the champion galloper and sire Lonhro...


 Dates to remember:

3 May 2016
Auckland Branch AGM
Karaka Sales Complex   7pm
All members welcome

9-11 May 2016
National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale
Karaka Sales Complex




The 2015 Stallion Register is now available & has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
  To receive your copy click here
to become a member. 




Hannah Mee, winner of the Keith & Faith Taylor Equine Scholarship arrives in Ireland

Read her blogs HERE>>


Bevan Smith, winner of the 2016 Sunline International Management Scholarship.

Read his blogs here >>


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